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Should I remove Tny_Cassiopesa?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,737
United States Rank #8,076
Reach 0.0192%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.12 days
121.51 days >
Average installed length: 63.84 days



Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 51 files and is usually about 995.83 KB (1,019,725 bytes). The installed file Adobe AIR Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 85% of users of Tny_Cassiopesa come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Tny_Cassiopesa
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files1\TNY_CA~1\\uninstall.exe" /uninstaller
Estimated size: 995.83 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Tny_Cassiopesa

  • uninstall.exe (by Setup ©) - Cassiopesa (Setup)
  • Sqlite3.dll
  • Adobe AIR Updater.exe (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe AIR (Adobe AIR Installer)
  • AdobeCP.dll - adobecp
  • AdobeCP15.dll (by Adobe Systems) - AdobeCP Dynamic Link Library
  • airappinstaller.exe - Adobe AIR Application Installer
  • CompatibilityTester.exe (by McAfee) - McAfee Deep Defender (McAfee Patmos Compatibility Tester Application)
  • eulares.dll (by McAfee) - McAfee Integrated Security Platform Installer (EULA Resource Library)
  • eulaTextres.dll - EULA Ini Resource Library
  • instprog.dll - McAfee SecurityCenter (McAfee Installation Progress Notification Library)
  • mcagent.dll - McAfee Integrated Security Platform
  • McAPExe.exe - McAfee Access Protection
  • McBootDelayStartSvc.dll - McAfee Zero Boot Impact (McAfee Boot Delay Start Service)
  • McCloudAPI.dll - McCloudAPI (McAfee SOAP Helper)
  • mccontextust.dll - Contextual Uninstall Shim
  • McCtxMenuFrmWrk.dll - McAfee ContextMenu Framework
  • mcdatupdate.dll - McAfee Update Manager Plugin
  • McDBMgr.dll - McAfee Log Database Manager
  • McGsShm.dll - McAfee General Settings Shim Layer
  • mchlp32.exe - McAfee 32-bit Helper
  • mcinfo.exe - McAfee SecurityCenter Instrumentation
  • mcinstru.dll - McAfee Instrumentation
  • McInstru.exe - McAfee OC Instrumentation
  • McIPTShm.dll - McAfee MSC IPT Shim
  • McLogShm.dll - Pearl History And Log Shim
  • mclwapi.dll - McAfee Lighweight API
  • mcmispps.dll - McAfee MISP Proxy Stub DLL
  • mcmschlp.dll - McAfee McMscHlp DLL
  • mcmscins.dll
  • McMscShm.dll - McAfee MSC Shim Layer
  • mcmscsub.dll - McAfee Services
  • mcmscui.dll
  • mcmscver.dll - McMSCVer
  • mcoemres.dll - McAfee Customization Override DLL
  • McPersPlugin.dll - MSC Personalization Installation Component
  • mcprlalt.dll - MISP Alert Library
  • mcprlres.dll - McAfee Localized Resource DLL
  • McPrsShm.dll - Pearl Personalization Shim
  • McPrtMgrPlugin.dll
  • mcshell.exe - McAfee
  • mcshell_sapphire.exe - McAfee MISP Shell
  • McSnIePl.dll - McAfee MSC IE plugin DLL
  • mcsvrcnt.exe - McAfee Server Content
  • mcsync.exe - Synchronization Application
  • McTelemetryAPI.dll - Telemetry API Library
  • mcuicfg.dll
  • mcuihost.exe - McAfee UI Host
  • mcuinshm.dll - Pearl Uninstaller Shim
  • NPSWF32.dll - Shockwave Flash (Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102)
  • template.exe
  • WebKit.dll - WebKit DLL used by Adobe AIR (WebKit dynamic link library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • McCtxMenuFrmWrk.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'McCtxMenuFrmWrk' with a class of {CCA9EFD3-29ED-430A-BA6D-E6BBFF0A60C2}.
Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Tny_Cassiopesa' (runs daily at 5:10 PM).
  • McAPExe.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee AP Service' (McAPExe) "McAfee AP Service".

How do I remove Tny_Cassiopesa?

You can uninstall Tny_Cassiopesa from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Tny_Cassiopesa, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Tny_Cassiopesa.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 52%
Win Vista 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.91%
Windows 7 39.15%
Windows Vista 6.08%
Windows XP 1.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 28.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.26%
Windows 10 Home 10.88%
Windows 7 Professional 7.16%
Windows 8.1 Connected 5.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.40%
  United Kingdom 3.69%
  France 1.85%
  Germany 1.01%
  Canada 1.01%
  Australia 0.84%
  India 0.84%
  Italy 0.67%
  Taiwan 0.50%
  Philippines 0.50%
  Malaysia 0.50%
  Vietnam 0.34%
  Singapore 0.34%
  Mexico 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.84%
Dell 19.86%
Acer 15.07%
ASUS 6.85%
Toshiba 6.85%
Lenovo 4.79%
Samsung 2.05%
Apple 0.68%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.68%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.09%
Hewlett-Packard 19-2113w 3.51%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.51%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.92%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.92%


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